White Chocolate Coconut Truffles

I have recently been having a bit of a craving for something sweet. I love to make my own sweets as I find it really fun so here is my recipe for white chocolate coconut truffles.

What you will need.

  • 250 grams of white chocolate
  • 50 grams of double cream (this recipe is done by weight)
  • A few ice cream wafers probably about 5
  • 50 grams of unsweetened coconut

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To start we are going to make a really  simple chocolate ganache. Working with a simple 3:2 ratio of chocolate to cream.

Break up 150g of white chocolate and add it to a bowl. I use digital weighing scales to make sure the weights are as close as I can get them.

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Now using weighing scales add 50g of heavy or double cream. You can see I went a little bit over but a gram should not make too much difference.

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Now we are going to microwave the chocolate and milk for 30 seconds. When the time is up take out the mixture and give a quick stir.

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Microwave for a further 30 seconds or until the chocolate and cream becomes smooth.

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If you are making plain chocolate truffles you could leave it at this point. But I want to make coconut ones.

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Take about 50g of  desiccated coconut and mix it in well with the ganache.

4K6A0519I use unsweetened coconut as I find white chocolate is already very sweet. Cover the ganache and let cool in a fridge for at least and hour.

Break up your wafers and put on a clean board or counter.

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Take a half tea-spoon of the now set ganache and roll it in the broken wafer pieces. This is going to give your chocolates a lovely crunchy texture to counter the smooth sweet texture of the ganache.

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repeat this step for the rest of your mixture.

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now take another 100g of white chocolate and melt it either in a double boiler or microwave.

For the best result temper your chocolate to give it a shine and crisp texture. you can find instructions on how to do this here.

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Now drizzle the chocolate over the truffles. I tend to do this on waxed or baking parchment as it make the clean up much easier.

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Set aside and let them cool and harden. once they have hardened they are ready to enjoy.

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One Comment Add yours

  1. They look delicious! 😍

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